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AP-OR--Oregon News Coverage, OR

November 28, 2018

Our news coverage plans. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Portland bureau at 503-228-2169. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.

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Oregon at 1 p.m.

OREGON GOVERNOR-BUDGET AND POLICY

SALEM, Ore. — Gov. Kate Brown has unveiled her budget and policy proposals for the next biennium, saying she wants to boost education funding, push campaign finance reform, ensure continued access to health insurance coverage and fund legal counseling for immigrants facing deportation. By Andrew Selsky. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

WINE WAR

SALEM, Ore. - Pinot noir is one of the finickiest grapes, but with proper nurturing it produces an amazing wine. Officials in Oregon and at a U.S. government agency are similarly finicky and have told a California winery to back off its claims that it makes an Oregon pinot. Both the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau and Oregon’s liquor agency have ruled that a Napa Valley winery’s labels have been improperly referencing official Oregon wine regions. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 750 words. AP Photos.

NUCLEAR SITE-WORKER COMPENSATION

RICHLAND, Wash. — The federal government is threatening to sue Washington state to block recent legislation that helps workers at a former nuclear weapons production site win compensation claims for illnesses. SENT: 450 words. AP Photos.

FIRE VICTIMS-BREWERIES

BEND, Ore.— Porter Brewing Co. co-owner Avara Roberts will brew alongside her husband in December to raise money for victims of the Camp Fire, which claimed the home of Roberts’ grandfather. An AP Member Exchange by Kathleen McLaughlin, The Bulletin. SENT: 400 words.

SPORTS:

BKN--MAGIC TRAIL BLAZERS

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers have lost three straight going into Wednesday night’s game against the Orlando Magic. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 600 words and photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. PT.

SOC--MLS-VIILLAFANA’S RISE

PORTLAND, Ore. — Jorge Villafana is playing a key role for the Portland Timbers, in his second stint with the team. Villafana was also part of the team’s 2015 MLS Cup victory. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 500 words and photos by 5 p.m. PT.

ALSO:

—NORTHWEST STORM-FLOODING: Heavy rain causes flooding, leaves drivers stranded in water.

—ILLEGAL POT GROW-SENTENCE: Man sent to prison for financing homes used to grow pot.

—MAN KILLED-INDICTMENT: Man indicted on manslaughter, DUI charge in pedestrian death.

—POLICE SHOOTING: Deputies and officers fire shots at car theft suspect.

—MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE-OREGON STATE: Meningococcal disease outbreak over at Oregon State.

—OREGON-COLLIER HOUSE: University of Oregon recommends new spot for historic house.

The AP-Portland, Ore.

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